Suggested reading from the Microsoft Directory Services team.
Lots of good entry level reading here to help you brush up your Active Directory skills.
Troubleshooting, Known Issues and General Resources
When you’re troubleshooting a problem with Systems Management Server or Configuration Manager 2007, chances are you’re not the first person to encounter your particular issue. With that in mind, the first thing you’ll want to do is a quick search of our Knowledge Base, our blog sites and our forums to see if anyone has already posted the resolution: …
Data collection for Configuration Manager 2007 and SMS 2003
Log files you should collect before you raise a Microsoft support call, for SMS 2003 and SCCM 2007.
”For System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr 2007) and Systems Management Server 2003 (SMS 2003), the first thing you’ll probably want to do in preparation for your callback is gather up any relevant information and log files so that you’ll have them handy when you speak with a Support Engineer. The exact data we’ll want to review can vary significantly depending on the issue so for the sake of this document we’ll err on the side of gathering too much data rather than too little.”